Kenneth Ray Wade, Jr.

November 8, 1948 ~ September 16, 2010

Kenneth Ray Wade, Jr., 61, of Lake Charles passed away, Thursday, September 16, 2010 at his residence.

He was a native and life resident of Lake Charles and attended Lake Charles High School. Mr. Wade worked as an operator for Cities-Service refinery for many years.

Survivors include two daughters, Vickie Sue Wade of Lake Charles and Leslie Marie Thibodeaux with husband Damon and three grandchildren, Amanda, Allie, and Hunter Wade Thibodeaux; one sister, Susan Benglis and husband Jim; three brothers, Scott Wade and Robert Wade, and Chris Wade and wife Ruth. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth Ray Wade, Sr. and Irene Marie Wheeldon Wade.

His memorial service will be at 2:00 PM, Sunday, September 19, 2010 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. A gathering of friends and family will be from 12:00 PM, Sunday, until time of services at the funeral home.

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  1. To ALL of THE WADE FAMILY,I am so sorry to hear that Kenny left us way too early. I am sorry I did not hear of the time of service until it was actually in progress….. Forever with THE LORD. LOVE to All Jimmy Noel Wade Houston, Texas

  2. To Kenny's family:Kenny was a year behind me at LCHS. He and I were in the same Employee Candidate Program Class at Cities Service in 1974. My condolences to the family. I know he will be sorely missed.

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